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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By Rgconner
Dunno why, but I was expecting pictures of...

Dunno why, but I was expecting pictures of Pedestrian Rex, the ferocious alpha predator...
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By Rgconner
Two lane street with parked cars on one side,...

Two lane street with parked cars on one side, went to the middle of the lanes.

The only reactions in play were feathering the brakes so I did not lock them up on the center paint in the rain.
...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By Rgconner
Testing some more, I found that I could hook my...

Testing some more, I found that I could hook my phone via BT, and SR10 via BT at the same time.

The music took lowest priority, the SR10 was next, and the phone.

So a call from the house cut...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By Rgconner
They also sell the SM10, which will take multiple...

They also sell the SM10, which will take multiple inputs and do what you want.

http://www.sena.com/product/adapters/sm10/

I just got in the mail the SR10, which is the one that does HAM radios....
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By Rgconner
I had a Chevy Tahoe ram into a parked Alhambra...

I had a Chevy Tahoe ram into a parked Alhambra Water truck...

Saved it and avoided getting hit by the car behind by going to the center of the double line.

On a Vespa.

In the rain.
...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By Rgconner
What's he gonna do if he leaves the SF area and...

What's he gonna do if he leaves the SF area and goes inland...

I wear a Vanson Cobra II until it hits 100 inland, but I am used to it now.

I remember when 90 in the Bay Area was a "heat wave"
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By Rgconner
BMW 2-in-1

BMW 2-in-1
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 08:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 920
Posted By Rgconner
Sort of. I picked a frontal area that...

Sort of.

I picked a frontal area that produced similar numbers to the ones I get riding on flat ground.

FWIW, I see no difference when I dip behind the screen, not at least that the computer...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 937
Posted By Rgconner
Proof that if you make it idiot proof, we just...

Proof that if you make it idiot proof, we just evolve into better idiots.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,048
Posted By Rgconner
In many places they have ghost bikes to mark...

In many places they have ghost bikes to mark where cyclists are killed:

http://ghostbikes.org/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 937
Posted By Rgconner
We also have cellphones.

We also have cellphones.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,203
Posted By Rgconner
It must be true if they are denying it! ...

It must be true if they are denying it!

:dhorse
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,465
Posted By Rgconner
He is just butthurt over the duck incident. ...

He is just butthurt over the duck incident.

She obstructed a motorway and Canada says you cannot do that unless you are avoiding a person or property.

Wild ducks do not fall into those...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By Rgconner
Geez, that must have been a serious fucking crash...

Geez, that must have been a serious fucking crash if they were that badly injured in a Suburu!

RIP MC rider, hope the survivors recover fully.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 36,704
Views: 9,606,351
Posted By Rgconner
All those crashes... you sure they are pork?

All those crashes... you sure they are pork?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 36,704
Views: 9,606,351
Posted By Rgconner
Hell yeah, on a Sears Bluebadge Allstate!

Hell yeah, on a Sears Bluebadge Allstate!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,465
Posted By Rgconner
The 49 is called the Little Dragon for a...

The 49 is called the Little Dragon for a reason...

I frequent that road, and that area quite a bit, and I know where you are talking about.

49 is tricky. It is very populated for the foothills,...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 674
Posted By Rgconner
I use BT headphones all day long at the home...

I use BT headphones all day long at the home office. 200ft is wishful thinking.

Even on clear line of site it is more like 50 to 60 feet, and orientation has a lot to do with it. (i could get...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,539
Posted By Rgconner
Just mount it like a horse. Foot on peg, stand up...

Just mount it like a horse. Foot on peg, stand up and swing leg over. Reverse to dismount.

I have short legs and hip problems from an earlier crash, I can get my leg over the F700 step seat.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1,683
Views: 397,288
Posted By Rgconner
Or that you don't ride a carbon fiber frame/fork...

Or that you don't ride a carbon fiber frame/fork after a crash.
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 674
Posted By Rgconner
Skype? Team Talk? They require network...

Skype?

Team Talk?

They require network connection however. Such as your 3g 4g connection.

Unless someone is going to run a wifi router... which would be possible.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,828
Posted By Rgconner
You can take more than one blow to the helmet in...

You can take more than one blow to the helmet in a crash.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-28-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By Rgconner
Love my Michelin Trail 4s, a touring bike tire. ...

Love my Michelin Trail 4s, a touring bike tire.

Got about 3K on them, tread is holding up really well, probably get 12K miles out of them or more.

Handles great, superb wet traction and does...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-28-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By Rgconner
I think of my F700 as Jeeves. Always there,...

I think of my F700 as Jeeves.

Always there, always dependable, always competent...

but definitely a working relationship.

Now the CB550? She is a little Joan Jett. =)
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-28-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 920
Posted By Rgconner
that is because rolling resistance is a fixed...

that is because rolling resistance is a fixed function, speed does not matter.

Here is a nice calculator, gives you more options than you can possible want:
...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 713
Posted By Rgconner
Love my BMW gloves: ...

Love my BMW gloves:
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,374
Posted By Rgconner
I like your father in law too. Why bother...

I like your father in law too.

Why bother having an opinion unless it is the best one?
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 920
Posted By Rgconner
Wind resistance is a squared function. To go...

Wind resistance is a squared function.

To go from 100 to 120 is double the HP, approximately.


http://phors.locost7.info/phors06.htm
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,965
Posted By Rgconner
Yeah, well, that mistake even happens to...

Yeah, well, that mistake even happens to Presidents of the US.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-26-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,149
Posted By Rgconner
If i were looking for a street bike and not a...

If i were looking for a street bike and not a dual sport with upright seating and more relaxed riding, I would be looking at the FZ-09.

Great looking bike, smooth ride, smoother 3 cylinder engine...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,592
Posted By Rgconner
Unlike some custom seats, Corbin does not use the...

Unlike some custom seats, Corbin does not use the stock seat as a "core", so you can keep it and swap it around if you want.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,592
Posted By Rgconner
Fiddle with this to see the ergonomics of a...

Fiddle with this to see the ergonomics of a potential bike:

http://cycle-ergo.com/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,539
Posted By Rgconner
So same as the Big Ruckus. Good bike, but...

So same as the Big Ruckus.

Good bike, but pretty rare in the US.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-23-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,262
Posted By Rgconner
It really comes into play on bomb crater roads...

It really comes into play on bomb crater roads where the constant potholes and bumps get the front end "confused" and the bike starts to buck.

We rode the levy roads along the Sac river yesterday...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 6,561
Posted By Rgconner
Vote for Ted Cruz, since he put motorcycles in...

Vote for Ted Cruz, since he put motorcycles in his first ad.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 108,877
Posted By Rgconner
Does counter steering work if I put a car tire on...

Does counter steering work if I put a car tire on the back?
:muutt
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,999
Posted By Rgconner
They don't draw that much power. I run a jacket...

They don't draw that much power.
I run a jacket on my CB550, and I have a power budget of 155w, which is just over 12A

To do that I swapped out to LEDs, which are brighter than stock, and a 45w...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1,683
Views: 397,288
Posted By Rgconner
My favorite place to go testing the limits is in...

My favorite place to go testing the limits is in central California: Old Priest Grade and State Route 120.

They go down opposite sides of the same canyon. Old Priest is steep and hairpined.

120...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,817
Posted By Rgconner
That the best camera is the camera you have with...

That the best camera is the camera you have with you.
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By Rgconner
Monolock vrs Monokey is kinda confusing....

Monolock vrs Monokey is kinda confusing. Basically the Monokey is the better line.

Some small Monolocks are fixed, but not all of them. Look for the button at the base under the latch, that is...
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